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First Global Summit in Maharashtra

First Global Summit in Maharashtra

February 14, 2018

To tap foreign investment, set up a robust manufacturing base, boost ‘Make in India’, and also generate employment opportunities, Maharashtra recently unveiled the 'Magnetic Maharashtra' policy.

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Decoding India’s Economic Survey 2018

Decoding India’s Economic Survey 2018

February 9, 2018

The Economic Survey 2017-18 presented by India’s Finance Minister ArunJaitley on 29 January conveyed caution as well as optimism, while scripting the way forward for the future.

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Union Budget 2018: a policy prescription or an election manifesto?

Union Budget 2018: a policy prescription or an election manifesto?

February 2, 2018

With its popularity dwindling among the rural voters the Modi government has offered a new deal in India’s annual federal budget 2018. It looks pro-poor and pro-farmers to uplift rural India towards prosperity. One wonders whether it is too late as the General Election 2019 is ...

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Confronting tax evasion in India

Confronting tax evasion in India

November 20, 2017

Despite a 'largely compliant' status in the recently released OECD tax transparency report, India's plans to support sustainable development through investments in infrastructure, health and other major issues face challenges due to an unremitting tax skirting rampant among overs...

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Impact of GST on Indian Aviation

Impact of GST on Indian Aviation

October 31, 2017

The newly-introduced Goods and Services Tax (GST) has also impacted the burgeoning Indian aviation sector, though without much damage. Until a few weeks before the July 1 deadline for the countrywide introduction of the new unified tax regime under Goods and Services Tax, the Ind...

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Economic Advisory Council revived

Economic Advisory Council revived

September 27, 2017

Amid concerns of an economic slowdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has revived the defunct Economic Advisory Council under the chairmanship of eminent economist, Dr Bibek Debroy.

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Aftermath of a hasty demonetisation and GST

Aftermath of a hasty demonetisation and GST

September 26, 2017

Consequent to demonetisation and the hasty implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), unemployment is rising fast in India. Worried, the Narendra Modi Government is seriously studying all the economic indicators and is likely to present a stimulus package soon to revive ...

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Challenges facing new defence minister of India

Challenges facing new defence minister of India

September 8, 2017

India’s new defence minister, Nirmala Sitharaman’s 20-month tenure will be fraught with challenges, before the 2019 General Elections.

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Aeronautical Test Range unveiled in Karnataka

Aeronautical Test Range unveiled in Karnataka

May 31, 2017

Walking down the ‘Make in India’ footprints, the Ministry of Defence recently unveiled an Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) in Karnataka, that will aid the research wing to conduct various flight-tests of indigenous unmanned and manned aircraft.

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Is India ready for the digital industrial revolution?

Is India ready for the digital industrial revolution?

February 8, 2017

Coupling advanced technologies with the human capabilities would be the future of industrial revolution in the world. India, pushing digital innovation aims to gather the right momentum and strongly focuses on digital connectivity and cyber security.

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Union Budget 2017: Focus on skill development

Union Budget 2017: Focus on skill development

February 6, 2017

The Union Budget 2017 was hailed as a progressive one by various leaders in the digital and start-ups sectors of India, and especially the priority given to skilling and training remains a pivotal point of discussion.

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Union Budget 2017: India on the path of remonetisation

Union Budget 2017: India on the path of remonetisation

February 3, 2017

After the Indian government has started wheeling the remonetisation mechanism enduringly, banks and ATMs are witnessing a flow of currency. However, the authorities are urge the citizens to go cashless and it was reflected on the budget this year, which was centralised at spendin...

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